Week In Politics: Republican National Convention

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Leslie Jones poses backstage during the Sony Pictures Entertainment presentation at CinemaCon 2016, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, at Caesars Palace on April 12, 2016, in Las Vegas. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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'I'm Petrified For My Children': Will Racism And Guns Lead To America's Ruin?

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Actors Diana Sands, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil and Sidney Poitier appear in the 1961 film adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. John D. Kisch/Separate Cinema Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Hollywood And The Middle Class: Selling Dreams Of 'Somewhere That's Green'

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NPR Politics Podcast: "Can't Let It Go" - 6/16/16

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Week In Politics: Terror Attack In France, Trump Chooses Pence

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Elie Wiesel speaks at Vermont's Middlebury College in 2002. The Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate and author died July 2 at the age of 87. Jordan Silverman/Getty Images hide caption

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Akeem Muhammad stands with a group of protesters in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday. The 24-year-old student was one of more than 120 people who were arrested during the protest. Nicholas Martino/ Courtesy of Akeem Muhammad hide caption

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Baton Rouge Protester On Arrest: 'I Didn't Know If I Was Going To Survive'

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